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Berenice Abbott: Paris Portraits 1925–1930 The photographs that launched Abbott s career portraits of artists and writers in prewar Paris, from Jean Cocteau to James JoyceThis is one in a series of books to be published by Steidl that will explore Berenice Abbotts oeuvre Abbott began her photographic career in Paris in , taking portraits of some the most celebrated artists and writers of the day, including Marie Laurencin, Jean Cocteau, Peggy Guggenheim, Coco Chanel, Max Ernst, Andr Gide, Philippe Soupault and James Joyce Within a year her work was exhibited and acclaimed Paris Portraitsfeatures the results of Abbotts earliest photographic project and illustrates the philosophy of all her subsequent work For this landmark book,portraits ofsubjects have been scanned from the original glass negatives, which have been printed in fullBerenice Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio, inShe left Ohio State University early for New York s Greenwich Village in , where she spent several years before studying in Europe Abbott was first introduced to photography while studying sculpture in Paris she became Man Ray s darkroom assistant and soon began her own studio, practicing primarily portrait photography Inshe returned to New York, photographing its neighborhoods, buildings and residents After a lung operation in the s, on doctor s orders to escape urban pollution, Abbott resettled in Maine, where she would remain until her death in

  • Hardcover
  • Berenice Abbott: Paris Portraits 1925–1930
  • Ron Kurtz
  • English
  • 13 June 2017
  • 386930314X

About the Author: Ron Kurtz

En tant qu’auteur connu, certains de ses livres fascinent les lecteurs, comme dans le livre Berenice Abbott: Paris Portraits 1925–1930 , qui est l’un des lecteurs les plus recherchés Ron Kurtz auteurs dans le monde.


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